Student News

we design — SASD Senior Graphic Design Professional Preview 2016

Thu 28 Apr 2016 — The graduating class of 2016 invites industry professionals from Agencies, Design Firms, Brands and Companies seeking emerging talent from our SASD, University of Bridgeport Senior Class. Students will be ready to engage, eager for show and tell, and looking to join the design world. We will also have a select group of Juniors and Sophomores…
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SASD Students Finalists in Annual 48 Hour RePack Competition

2016 — Two teams of industrial and graphic design students were among ten finalist teams in the annual 48 hour Re-Pack competition for 2016. Re-Pack challenges students to reformulate packaging to better serve the product and to increase recycling and reduce waste in packages. In January 2016, two SASD at UB teams submitted solutions to packaging problems and each judged…
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GD Senior Kilburn Takes Illustration Prize

Fri 15 Apr 2016 — Senior graphic design student Eric Kilburn took first prize in Grand Circle Gallery's 5th Annual Student Travel Poster Design Competition. The travel poster assignment and competition is part of SASD professor Rick McCollum's Illustration class. Based on the assignment — to capture the essence of the chosen destination’s culture — the judges selected the top…
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2016 Annual IDSA Merit Awards

Tues 12 Apr 2016 — The annual IDSA (Industrial Designers Society of America) awards for outstanding work by senior industrial design students were presented on Tuesday evening in ABC. Presentations of student work were made by students and faculty in the Schelfhaudt Gallery, followed by discussions by the jury to award the best work. Judges from the NYC and CT…
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Meet Three Graphic Design Students

March 2016 — Download PDFs from three graphic design students who put together sample sheets of their recent work and told their stories of how they got interested in graphic design and found their passion for making design at SASD. Graphic Design — Class of 2016 I was born and raised in Bridgeport. So, when I heard that the Shintaro…
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Design Management Students Win Big at 2016 Faculty Research Day

Apr 2016 – UB Faculty Research Day is a premiere academic event on campus, providing a venue at which the diverse array of research undertaken over the past academic year, by faculty and students is showcased. It is an opportunity to show innovative ideas from the school of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education, School of Engineering,…
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Document: Time Release Party

5:30–7:00 Mon 21 Mar 2016 — Document: Time, the project magazine of SASD Graphic Design seniors, will have its release party in the Schelfaudt Gallery (123 ABC). Music and light refreshments, plus your very own copy of the magazine!
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Connecticut Space Grant Awards Scholarships to UB Industrial Design Students

December 2015 — Two University of Bridgeport (UB) students have been awarded scholarships from the Connecticut Space Grant Consortium which will further their work in “Near Space” (high altitude) payload structures and robotic movement. Phillip Carroll and Joshua Hauge, undergraduates majoring in industrial design, have been awarded $5,000 scholarships for the spring 2016 semester. Both students have been working alongside…
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SASD GD at Odds & Ends, Yale Art Book Fair

Fri 11 Dec 2015 — Professors Karl Heine and Emily Larned had a table at the Odds & Ends art book fair at the Yale University Art Gallery, along with 10 UB SASD senior graphic design students. The seniors have each been making books as uncredited independent studies since October. The only other schools with tables were Yale and RISD.…
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